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Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

The Trump administration is preparing to impose new benchmarks on immigration judges to speed through a backlog of more than 600,000 cases in U.S. immigration courts. But judges warn the change could hurt public confidence and violate the right to due process.


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Immigration Judges Warn Against Trump Administration Benchmarks

A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Not only can the NRA marshal its grassroots to boost its preferred candidate, but it holds in reserve the power to fund and support primary challengers. That threat became real for an eight-term incumbent Democratic lawmaker from Oklahoma who voted for the assault weapons ban in 1994.


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A Look At The Political Clout Of The National Rifle Association

Vice Presidents Enter Fray In Final Weeks Of Virginia's Governor Race

Vice Presidents Enter Fray In Final Weeks Of Virginia's Governor Race

Vice President Mike Pence and gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, R-VA, wave during a campaign rally Saturday at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon, Va.Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice President Joe Biden attempt to sway Virginia voters in governor’s race, which is widely expected to be an early indication of 2018 mid-terms elections.

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Vice Presidents Enter Fray In Final Weeks Of Virginia's Governor Race

Trump Threatened To Kill The Iran Nuclear Deal. But The Deal Wins — For Now

Trump Threatened To Kill The Iran Nuclear Deal. But The Deal Wins — For Now

President Trump announced he would not recertify the Iran nuclear deal and warned that the U.S. could withdraw from it "at any time."For all his denunciations of the Iran nuclear deal, the president passed up a chance to exit from it. While the deal stays in place for now, plenty of questions remain about what might happen next.

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Trump Threatened To Kill The Iran Nuclear Deal. But The Deal Wins — For Now